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Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University

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1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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238 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is very conveniently located near the University on Veteran's Memorial Parkway, which is really 15th, across the street on the north side of the University Mall. There is plenty of free parking. The wifi was good and the business center computers worked well. The room was nicely appointed in an updated traditional style. The bathroom was quite nice and... More 

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Thank 2CAtravelers
lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

The hotel appreciates all your comments and the great information about us you have shared. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your returning again. More 

milano
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40 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The most impressive remark of this standard Holiday Inn Express was the age of Reception people: they were all young.. maybe due to the fact that Tuscaloosa is an University town, .. boys and girls we meet at the Lobby were all young&smiling. They were very kind & nice; they gave us a map of town and of the campus.... More 

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and appreciate your comments. The hotel is in a great central location to do anything in the Tuscaloosa area. We hope that you will stay with us again in the future if you are back in town. More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Check in was quick and efficient. Employees were helpful and friendly. They were helpful giving driving directions and assisting in the business center when I had trouble with the printer. Our room was very clean and comfortable.

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Thank Melanie W
lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

We are so glad that you stayed with us and you experienced our friendly and always helpful staff! When you travel to this area again, we hope to see you staying with us at the HIEX! More 

Tennessee
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54 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one night as a halfway point to our destination. It was not far off the interstate, about 2 miles. We arrived after midnight and had an easy quick check in. Our room was clean and the bed was very comfortable. We had a good hot breakfast before we were on our way. Would definitely stay here again.

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and being our guest. We look forward to seeing you again when you are traveling through. More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

...in a hotel, but I could have stayed longer here. My husband and I were in town for the Sister Hazel concert. We got in late, so we slept late and almost missed breakfast 😔 We managed to grab the last bagel before we had to leave, but everyone with whom we interacted was so nice and helpful. When we... More 

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Thank Alta M
lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

We look forward to your returning to stay with us in the future. I appreciate your comments and will be sharing them with my staff. Thank you for being our guest! More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

This hotel is completely updated. My room had a kitchenette, pull out sofa and 2 queen beds in them. The beds were extremely comfortable with both hard and soft pillows. The internet and VPN worked perfectly. Perhaps they changed something after a guest couldn't connect but I didn't have any trouble with the VPN at all. The breakfast was very... More 

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the Suite you stayed in! Many guests find our location perfect for their stay. Thank you for your comments. More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We zoomed in here with no reservations after a long day of driving. We felt like family right away. This facility has been recently renovated and is brand spankin' new. Clean as can be, nicely appointed, high-end linens, comfy bed and quiet as can be. I've never had towel origami on my bed at a hotel....only a cruise. The elephant... More 

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. We want our guests to feel like family when they are with us, so it is great to know that you did. We strive to exceed our guests expectations and look forward to your staying with us again. Thank you for your comments about our staff. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Overall, it's a decent hotel. The problem is they apparently block vpn traffic on their free WiFi. I've tried 3 different devices, and the vpn fails on all. VPN is essential for business travelers to connect securely.

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Dear Rex B, Thank you for your feedback and for staying with us. We realize you have many choices when it comes to lodging, and we sincerely appreciate your business with us. I am glad you have regarded the property to be a decent hotel. However, we are truly sorry for the inconvenience the internet connection may have caused your... More 

McKinney, Texas
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55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Stayed here 2 nights , room was clean and well maintained. I asked for a room away from elevator and not on ground floor, no problem, room was quiet. Breakfast was good, plenty to choose from. The staff at the front desk were all very friendly and greeted us when passing. The price was a tad high for this hotel.

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Thank wbm863
lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff was accommodating. Thank you for your comments. More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We have stayed at this hotel numerous times. From the front desk staff, to the cleaning ladies, to the decor....definitely a class act!!! Spotless, updated, very comfortable rooms!! The parking is plenty. Nice size swimming pool and deck area. Great location! Near shopping and restaurants!!

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Thank Mjmom2015
lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments about the renovations we completed this summer. I am glad to hear that my staff had such a positive impact on your stay. I will forward your comments to them. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. More 

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